Matchbox wrapper with image of Bill Johnston, Duncan's Yacht Safety Matches 60's

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox/Matchbox cover
Date Used
Circa 1940s
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Small piece of paper, red with blue and white pictures and text. The top panel has a picture of a yacht and lighthouse, with text printed to the right, reads, "DUNCAN'S / YACHT / SAFETY / MATCHES / 60's". The back panel has a blue and white headshot of Australian cricketer in a white shirt, with "BILL JOHNSTON" printed underneath. This small piece of paper is a flattened-out matchbox cover, with white spaces where the striking panels would be.
0 - Whole: H: 53 W: 118mm (H: 2 1/16 W: 4 5/8")
Date Used
Circa 1940s
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr Anthony Baer.



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